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128 resources with the concept dancing

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Spark Line Dance - 5-6-7-8

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students learn a line dance. In this line dance lesson, students practice the indicated steps to perform a line dance to the SPARK CD. (not linked) They use the add on format while performing the dance.
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More Verb Recognition

For Students 1st
In this grammar worksheet, 1st graders read six sentences and identify the verbs in each one. Once they have identified them, they circle the verbs. Answer sheet is included.
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Square Dancing

For Students 4th - 5th
In this word search worksheet, students solve a word search by locating forty words related to square dancing. The word list includes square and star.
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The Little Dancers-- Printing Practice

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this printing practice activity, students learn to copy the sentences of a poem in their best printing. Students read the poem about ballet and look at the picture. Students copy the poem with proper spacing on the primary lines.
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Wipeout (Dancing Legs) Tag

For Teachers K - 12th
Students participate in physical education activities such as dancing or completing stationary swimming movements. They perform various actions to specified instruments such as guitars and drums. Students attempt to stay away from...
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It's Waltz Time!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, after hearing and viewing a video of the waltz scene from the musical, "Cinderella," by Mary Rodgers, "physicalize" a three beat rhythm with accompaniment video and discuss and evaluate triple meter. They master a song in 3/4...
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Hip-Hop Warm Up Dance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students in a middle elementary physical education class participate in a warm-up activity in which they perform several hip-hop dance moves. They do the mountain climber, the coffee grinder, the seat spin, and others. They even come...
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Patterns in Dance

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders perform a line dance in the study of math as a pattern. They create and discuss movement solutions derived from movement exploration. They observe that patterns exist in the areas of music and dance and follow the...
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Ballet

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify word families and demonstrate a variety of ballet moves. They listen to the book "Angelina on Stage," and observe and demonstrate three ballet moves. Students then match a family word with other rhyming words,...
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Korean Dance

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils examine the various types of dancing present in Korea. In groups, they discover the history and cultural purposes of the dances and how society influenced the role of dance in its culture. They answer discussion questions and...
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Square Dancing

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the concept of using punnett squares in the determination of the offspring.They collect drawings and pictures and create a collection for student science journals.
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Dancing, Through Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students combine literature with dance. They explore how to express themselves through dance form reading and interpreting poetry. Students expand their knowledge of dance through all aspects of the curriculum. They choreograph a dance...
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Triple Meter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students chant "Mabel, Mabel, Set the Table" in beats grouped in 4's using a percussive pattern. They repeat using 3's. Students sing a song in 4's and in 3's. they move to recorded music to practice threes. Students create Orff...
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Music - Dancing To the Beat

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover the rhythm in music. Students walk around in a circle, swinging a ribbon to the beat of music. While keeping a steady beat, 2nd graders respond to suggested alterations to their rhythm.
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Ballet, Modern, and Jazz Dance: Basic Positions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the basic vocabulary of ballet, modern, and jazz dance through observation and experience. This lesson correlates with the DanceSense Enhanced DVD.
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Line Dance is a Pattern!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders apply the pattern of a line dance to different music tempos.
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Rain

For Teachers K
Students create a dance based on the sounds they hear during a recording of rainstorm. They learn the elements of dance and explore the environment.
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Weather Dance

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the many elements of weather. They research an aspect of weather they find most interesting. They create movements to go along with the element they have chosen.
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1st Grade - Act. 16: Dancing Mice

For Teachers 1st
First graders creating mouse attached to a helium balloon, and dance around to the sound of some fun music.
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Do Be Square

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders perform a square dance using proper movements keeping the beat and the rhythm of the song. They explore basic square dance steps as well as a complete dance. Give a bit of background on square dancing.
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5, 6, 7, 8 Line Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students practice counting to eight while listening to music, move to the beat of the music, and learn simple dance steps.
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Larger than Life Line Dance

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students are encouraged to enjoy dance, feel comfortable dancing, and perform a few simple moves to the beat of the music
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Dance Word Search

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dance word search, learners analyze 15 words in a word bank that are styles of dancing. Students find these in a word search puzzle.
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Irish Step Dancing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore Irish step dancing and the importance of the types of shoes that are worn. They draw pictures in their journals of the two types of Irish step dancing shoes and view pictures and samples of the types of shoes.